#SheWatches IT Chapter Two

by Based on Stephen Kings 1986 novel, the original IT movie was released in 2017. I didn’t have the courage to see it then. But this time, SheSociety sent me an invitation to the sequel IT Chapter Two and I courageously decided […]

#SheReviews Hollywood Scent by Nick Winters

by I devour books from all different genre’s depending on what I am seeking or on recommendation.  It may be for historical interest, learning, self-help, biographies, memoir, romanticism, crime or purely a means to jump into new world and escape from the […]

#SheWatches The Nightingale

by Brutal colonisation and arrogance. How on earth did they cope, women, convicts, emancipists, settlers. Transported and relocated to “hell on earth” Van Diemen’s Land after surviving treacherous seas sailing from the United Kingdom of Great Britain. And innocent aboriginal communities invaded […]

#SheWatches Amazing Grace

by For lovers of Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, you must see this original, recently released footage captured in 1972 by Warner Brothers.  The film Amazing Grace has never been shown before and presents us with a most upfront and personal side […]

#SheWatches The Keeper

by When movies are based on a true story, you often discover astonishing tales you may never have known about otherwise.  The Keeper is one of those movies, about a German Prisoner of War, Bert Trautmann, who was sent to Northern England […]

#SheWatches – Red Joan

by Red Joan, an historical drama based on an extraordinary true story. It poses questions. Was Joan Stanley (played by Sophie Cookson as a young woman and Dame Judi Dench post war years), as naïve as we thought, or simply doltish? Did […]

You Too Can Live The Grecian Dream

by Living the dream Maybe I am trying to live the dream from The Durrell’s mini- series, based on Gerald Durrell’s true life adventures in “My Family and Other Animals”, as Louisa Durrell a widow, who in 1935 moves her family from […]

Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s – Dreamscapes

by Music for your wildest dreams was our gift from Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s (QSO) latest production of DREAMSCAPES. Aptly named for the audience as we settled in the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s (QPAC) majestic Concert Hall. Another packed audience was transported to […]

Life In 1985

by I remember the eighties well, we lived through one of the most predominant fear related topics of our time, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. It had a substantial impact on the health and economy in countries all around the world. […]

#SheReviews Breaking Habits

by The story Ever thought of farming cannabis for a change of career? Well, Christine Meeusen did exactly that. When the movie, Breaking Habits began I wondered what was to come as the intro was somewhat different to the normal commercial films […]

#SheReviews Five Feet Apart

by When I hear of a disease, yet know little of it, I realise it’s time to find out more. The recent screening of Roadshow Films, “Five Feet Apart” prompted me to do this. I attended on behalf of She Society and […]

Remembering Simone de Beauvoir

by It was during my days studying philosophy when I was introduced to what became one of my most powerful and inspirational literary influencers. She was also my mentor, although she was never aware of it. Given it is International Women’s Day […]

#SheReviews Stan & Ollie

by Do you remember Laurel and Hardy? I do and as a young girl thought their movies were funny, sometimes silly. Thanks to She Society’s invitation from Entertainment One, I attended the preview screening of STAN & OLLIE and was reintroduced to […]

The French Film Festival’s 30th Birthday

by Quel moment excitant d’avoir trente ans en 2019.   How exciting for the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival who once again exceeds its reputation as it presents a line up ‘pare excellence’ of 54 features and documentaries. The biggest ever in […]

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